A psychology degree is a valuable experience where students can gain interpersonal, communication, analytical, and other skill well-suited to a variety of careers. Majoring in psychology will help you to learn more about the emotions, motivations, and behaviors of others, as well as yourself.
Additionally, a bachelor’s degree in psychology will prepare you for a variety of careers, including being a data scientist, ranked as the top career by the 2016 Jobs Rated Report (careercast.com). Please visit the links and resources listed here, or speak with one of our undergraduate advisors for more information.
How to Participate in Research
How to Get Involved in Research
Are you interested in becoming a research assistant in a faculty lab?
This valuable experience may provide you with practice in entering data, running participants, analyzing results, helping to prepare manuscripts, and going to conferences to present data. In addition, with hard work you can receive a faculty reference letter that you may use in applying to graduate school or a future career.
Our faculty have many different research interests, including:
- academic success
- aversive conditioning
- clinical cognition
- cognitive aging
- cognitive neuroscience
- disruptive behavior disorders
- drug use
- insomnia and nightmare treatment
- interpersonal relationships
- juvenile delinquency
- minority studies
- preventative health behaviors
- problem solving
- sensation and perception
- sexual assault
- signal detection theory
- skill acquisition
- social influence
- suicidal behavior
- unconscious perception
- and more!
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If a faculty member agrees to accept you into their lab, you will complete a PSY 4000 contract (available in the Main Office).